A metal rod will be cut into pieces that are each 1/20 meters long. The rod is 4/5 meters long. How many pieces will be made from the rod?

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A metal rod will be cut into pieces that are each 1/20 meters long. The rod is 4/5 meters long. How many pieces will be made from the rod?

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    2021-07-22T04:54:14+00:00

    There will be 16 pieces made from the rod

    4/5 ÷ 1/20

    Reciprocate 1/20
    4/5 ÷ 20/1

    Multiply numerators and denominators of both fractions:
    4 x 20 = 80
    5 x 1 = 5

    80/5 sinplified is 16.

    Hope this helps!

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